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118. These people are sick
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  -Disgusting- US Soldiers Taunting Crippled Dog In Iraq Jcrowley  Jan-17-07 07:40 PM   #0 
  - i can't look at stuff like that anymore. especially when they/anyone hurt dogs.  xchrom   Jan-17-07 07:42 PM   #1 
  - How can anyone be so mean to a completely helpless creature?  citygal   Jan-17-07 07:44 PM   #2 
  - anyone?  leftchick   Jan-17-07 07:46 PM   #5 
     - And there are plenty of people who just get hardened  depakid   Jan-19-07 08:32 AM   #130 
        - I have a feeling their psyches never were intact.  michael_1166   Jan-19-07 01:23 PM   #140 
  - WARNING! IF YOU LOVE ANIMALS, ESPECIALLY DOGS, DO NOT WATCH THIS!!!!!  berni_mccoy   Jan-17-07 07:44 PM   #3 
  - Thanks - I won't.  Clark2008   Jan-17-07 09:16 PM   #22 
  - Thanks for the warning. I won't watch.  xultar   Jan-18-07 08:21 AM   #76 
  - I can't read past this.  pecwae   Jan-18-07 06:41 PM   #120 
  - I can't watch  leftchick   Jan-17-07 07:45 PM   #4 
  - Sadly, these men are more crippled and tortured than the dog. This is evidence  Dover   Jan-17-07 07:47 PM   #6 
  - Basic de-humanization.  fooj   Jan-17-07 09:10 PM   #19 
  - Ah, BULLSHIT.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 11:32 PM   #52 
     - And how do people become 'void of compassion or empathy'?  Dover   Jan-18-07 12:11 AM   #62 
     - Epidemic my ass...  Mythsaje   Jan-18-07 04:09 AM   #69 
     - Oh, please...  Mythsaje   Jan-18-07 04:08 AM   #68 
     - Aye, the hell-in-a-handbasket cries  spoony   Jan-18-07 12:58 PM   #89 
     - I don't think it's our culture.  seawolf   Jan-18-07 08:17 AM   #75 
     - in the culture of Jerry Springer and girls proudly posting  G_j   Jan-18-07 12:39 PM   #85 
     - agreed  mondo obscurius   Jan-18-07 02:50 PM   #104 
  - "Want me to go ahead and kill him?"  madeline_con   Jan-17-07 08:00 PM   #7 
  - That was the kindest thing I heard them say  Nicole   Jan-17-07 10:37 PM   #42 
  - There's a guy on a science thread I read on another site  kgfnally   Jan-18-07 12:05 AM   #61 
  - The soldiers were saying the dog was walking with 2 legs...  file83   Jan-19-07 01:02 AM   #125 
  - Yeah, and I think they actually said "it" not "him"  LonelyLRLiberal   Jan-18-07 06:20 PM   #119 
  - I'm scared to look....  Branjor   Jan-17-07 08:00 PM   #8 
  - Yes, Be AFRAID, These fucks are representative of our society.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 11:44 PM   #57 
  - Think of the Med's our troops have been made to take  surfermaw   Jan-17-07 08:08 PM   #9 
  - With All Due Respect, Do You Know What I Find Disgusting?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-17-07 08:10 PM   #10 
  - these guys were sick fucks before the war  madrchsod   Jan-17-07 08:31 PM   #13 
  - Exactly.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-17-07 08:54 PM   #16 
  - ....and you know this how?  Dover   Jan-17-07 09:20 PM   #23 
  - "..but leaves a negative impression of ALL US soldiers by generalizing overall."  cat_girl25   Jan-17-07 08:34 PM   #14 
  - I agree. There are a$$holes and sweeties in every group of people  renate   Jan-18-07 01:56 PM   #100 
     - Thank you. That is beautiful.  WinkyDink   Jan-18-07 06:50 PM   #122 
     - I agree, but military discipline is supposed to single out the assholes, and we must do the same.  Leopolds Ghost   Jan-19-07 01:18 PM   #139 
  - It is symptomatic of a much larger problem though. And to deny that,  Dover   Jan-17-07 08:46 PM   #15 
  - 100% Disagree.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-17-07 08:58 PM   #17 
  - Do you believe that war dehumanizes people?  fooj   Jan-17-07 09:13 PM   #20 
  - I do as well.  Midlodemocrat   Jan-18-07 06:43 AM   #72 
  - I don't draw my conclusions from this single video. I'm saying it's symptomatic.  Dover   Jan-17-07 09:14 PM   #21 
     - If  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 09:26 PM   #25 
        - That analogy  Jcrowley   Jan-17-07 09:28 PM   #27 
           - Just the  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 09:34 PM   #29 
              - Yes of course  Jcrowley   Jan-17-07 09:46 PM   #32 
                 - I agree with most  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 09:57 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-18-07 06:42 AM   #71 
  - Idiots  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 09:21 PM   #24 
  - Well Said And Accurate. Thanks.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-17-07 09:55 PM   #35 
  - my two favorites of the soldiers. one soldier sittin on ground out in  seabeyond   Jan-17-07 09:38 PM   #31 
  - Damn Straight. And Those Are The Videos We Should Be Watching IMHO,  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-17-07 09:57 PM   #36 
  - Oh, goodie, let's only look at happy, smily pictures  adigal   Jan-18-07 01:06 PM   #92 
  - Yet Another Who Has Either Missed The Point Completely Or Twisted It To Suit Their Own Means.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-18-07 01:39 PM   #97 
  - wow.... could you be more offensive  seabeyond   Jan-18-07 04:27 PM   #112 
  - No way! There are pro-military stories posted on DU all the time!  India3   Jan-18-07 04:39 PM   #114 
  - i can't watch either  mdmc   Jan-18-07 01:03 PM   #91 
     - i have spent from the being of this whole mess looking at picture after picture  seabeyond   Jan-18-07 04:31 PM   #113 
        - it is troubling times on the internets  mdmc   Jan-18-07 07:46 PM   #124 
  - yeah tell us about that good news in Iraq  Perragrande   Jan-17-07 11:40 PM   #56 
  - I Hope You Realize That You Missed The Point Completely.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-18-07 06:20 AM   #70 
  - I totally agree with you.  RevolutionStartsNow   Jan-18-07 12:45 AM   #65 
  - We're not saying that all soldiers are bad.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jan-18-07 01:09 PM   #94 
  - Bra-freakin'-vo!  SweetGrass   Jan-18-07 02:56 PM   #105 
  - Your Premise is Incorrect, OperationMindCrime -- as any Marine will frequently tell you  Leopolds Ghost   Jan-19-07 01:08 PM   #137 
     - That is an excellent point  Strawman   Jan-19-07 02:03 PM   #142 
     - Actually It Isn't, Leopolds Ghost. And Your Explanation In No Way Excuses The OP.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-19-07 04:24 PM   #144 
        - I just think US troops, like police officers, are held to a higher standard.  Leopolds Ghost   Jan-19-07 06:31 PM   #146 
           - I Appreciate Your Completely Ignoring All Of My Points And Questions.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-19-07 06:40 PM   #147 
  - This is what happens to human beings -soldiers or civs- in war.  LynnTheDem   Jan-17-07 08:13 PM   #11 
  - And God help us all when they come home!!!!  Bobbieo   Jan-17-07 08:25 PM   #12 
     - This type of behavior shouldn't be shown?  Disturbed   Jan-17-07 09:06 PM   #18 
  - Nope can't look at this. Are these the same fuckwads that wrote the Kerry poster?  lonestarnot   Jan-17-07 09:27 PM   #26 
  - Don't you think maybe Kerry was telling the truth about  eagler   Jan-17-07 11:02 PM   #48 
  - I think it's time for them to come home.  alyce douglas   Jan-17-07 09:32 PM   #28 
  - Yes, but that is only the beginning. We, as a society, need to learn how to receive them.  Dover   Jan-17-07 09:55 PM   #34 
  - Disgusting behavior, and probably due to a disgusting POS in the White House  Gloria   Jan-17-07 09:38 PM   #30 
  - Wonder what he does to Barney in secret...  lonestarnot   Jan-17-07 10:41 PM   #44 
  - What does it mean that my first thought was  ContraBass Black   Jan-17-07 09:54 PM   #33 
  - Do you hope they still have some conscious control over their savagery?  Dover   Jan-17-07 10:01 PM   #38 
  - I just don't understand this.  AtomicKitten   Jan-17-07 10:06 PM   #39 
  - Tis sad, indeed...  zulchzulu   Jan-17-07 11:35 PM   #54 
  - "Support THESE Troops?" Fucking never. I am so ashamed of my fellow citizens.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 10:07 PM   #40 
  - So it's your/our image that concerns you?  Dover   Jan-17-07 10:16 PM   #41 
     - Uh-uh....My brother gave me that line of shit over the holidays and a discussion of Haditha.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 10:40 PM   #43 
        - I  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 10:51 PM   #46 
        - Unfortuntely, that is NOT the way it works.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 11:04 PM   #49 
        - So you think soldiers don't lose their souls sometimes as a result of  Dover   Jan-17-07 11:33 PM   #53 
           - See my post upthread. You have clearly not spent much time around our youth.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 11:38 PM   #55 
              - I don't think you really 'saw' my post. And yes, I've been a teacher..but enough. n/t  Dover   Jan-17-07 11:48 PM   #58 
              - I saw your post and I am telling you - they were weak and demented BEFORE they went to war.  BeHereNow   Jan-17-07 11:53 PM   #59 
                 - I agree. Lot's of people will do this without being affected by war.  oblivious   Jan-18-07 08:07 AM   #74 
              - "99% of them, etc..." That's the nature of teenagers the world over, dude.  seawolf   Jan-18-07 08:22 AM   #77 
  - Hopefully these guys can be identified and dealt with  eagler   Jan-17-07 10:51 PM   #45 
  - I second that.  Big Pappa   Jan-17-07 10:52 PM   #47 
  - Pretty pathetic...  Mr_Jefferson_24   Jan-17-07 11:18 PM   #50 
  - What a wonderful document...  zulchzulu   Jan-17-07 11:28 PM   #51 
  - It's the wives who will have to watch their backs  lebkuchen   Jan-17-07 11:56 PM   #60 
  - No Excuse for Animal Torture  Hidden Stillness   Jan-18-07 12:26 AM   #63 
  - Apples and oranges ...  Kickin_Donkey   Jan-18-07 02:36 PM   #103 
     - Ooh, How Tough!  Hidden Stillness   Jan-18-07 03:57 PM   #108 
  - That terrorist dog got OWNED!  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 12:34 AM   #64 
  - WTF is with you making up excuses  rman   Jan-18-07 03:52 AM   #66 
  - Terrorist dog?!!!? You seem to be very interested in making up some  tnlefty   Jan-18-07 12:39 PM   #84 
  - I just used the terrorist line to bring attention  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 12:48 PM   #86 
     - GOT OWNED was also in your statement.  tnlefty   Jan-18-07 12:53 PM   #88 
        - These videos present two possibilities.  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 01:39 PM   #98 
  - but without context, you confidently label the dog (a dog) with the Cheneyesque slurr  Supersedeas   Jan-18-07 01:01 PM   #90 
     - Dogs are either with us or against us.  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 01:34 PM   #96 
  - Different dog, similar scene:  rman   Jan-18-07 04:01 AM   #67 
  - Again, this video has no context at all.  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 11:57 AM   #81 
     - Actually there is context,  rman   Jan-18-07 02:06 PM   #101 
     - When I see that video, I'll accept it as evidence.  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 02:19 PM   #102 
     - No, but he/she can refer to others as not being rational.  tnlefty   Jan-18-07 03:15 PM   #106 
        - Or I can imply that someone is a brutal monster without evidence.  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 04:15 PM   #111 
           - Harming a crippled dog hardly rises to a level that I would think the  tnlefty   Jan-18-07 04:43 PM   #116 
     - Just one itty bitty flaw in your argument:  RedCappedBandit   Jan-18-07 03:53 PM   #107 
        - Maybe they threw rocks because they didn't want to kill it,  SanCristobal   Jan-18-07 04:13 PM   #110 
           - You're in denial  RedCappedBandit   Jan-19-07 08:20 AM   #129 
              - There is justification for such behavior, the video just doesn't show it.  SanCristobal   Jan-19-07 11:49 AM   #132 
  - I can't watch, but after reading "Fiasco,"  Vinca   Jan-18-07 06:55 AM   #73 
  - Some years ago, a famous study about mass murderers found  raccoon   Jan-18-07 08:22 AM   #78 
  - Fuck those troops. Fuck 'em. No sympathy, no excuses.  Coventina   Jan-18-07 08:24 AM   #79 
  - I can't look.  KayLaw   Jan-18-07 08:25 AM   #80 
  - Troops are drawn from the ranks of previously civilians  Tom Rinaldo   Jan-18-07 12:12 PM   #82 
  - ***************** OUTRAGED *********************  Little Wing   Jan-18-07 12:34 PM   #83 
  - This type of behavior exists everywhere  paulk   Jan-18-07 12:51 PM   #87 
  - I don't think I can watch it  Raiden   Jan-18-07 01:07 PM   #93 
  - just wearing a uniform doesn't make you 'good'- they are people  Bluerthanblue   Jan-18-07 01:31 PM   #95 
  - sad, I did not hear the sound since I am at work  judaspriestess   Jan-18-07 01:48 PM   #99 
  - Oh, Why Did I Even Open this Thread  Suziq   Jan-18-07 03:57 PM   #109 
  - You know what else is horrible?  India3   Jan-18-07 04:42 PM   #115 
  - Of course, human life is more valuable  adigal   Jan-18-07 06:44 PM   #121 
  - I can't bear this stuff. Truly. It shortens my life.  roguevalley   Jan-18-07 04:56 PM   #117 
  - These people are sick  Pharaoh   Jan-18-07 04:59 PM   #118 
  - Fire those assholes ....  Hotler   Jan-18-07 07:17 PM   #123 
  - Again, these videos show no context that lets us judge their actions.  SanCristobal   Jan-19-07 01:08 AM   #126 
  - I'm sorry, but what kind of context do you need for this?  Shakespeare   Jan-19-07 12:24 PM   #135 
     - What context would make this acceptable? If...  SanCristobal   Jan-19-07 01:06 PM   #136 
        - It is never ok to torture an animal like that. Never.  Strawman   Jan-19-07 01:33 PM   #141 
        - I do believe one of them said "that's the funniest thing I've ever seen"  Laurab   Jan-19-07 02:13 PM   #143 
        - No, even that doesn't make it acceptable.  Shakespeare   Jan-19-07 06:25 PM   #145 
  - makes me fucking sick  lies and propaganda   Jan-19-07 02:02 AM   #127 
  - Anyone taunting any animal should go directly to hell. They're gutless wonders.  bananarepublican   Jan-19-07 03:34 AM   #128 
  - damnit  negativenihil   Jan-19-07 09:19 AM   #131 
  - I couldn't watch  Strawman   Jan-19-07 11:59 AM   #133 
  - I am sick and goddamned tired of this shit!  RubyDuby in GA   Jan-19-07 12:20 PM   #134 
  - That is some sick shit.  LeftyMom   Jan-19-07 01:10 PM   #138 
 

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